The Emirate’s Holiday Destination That’s Just Raced To The Top Of Our Bucket List

Treat yourself to some year-round sunshine on a trip to Emirate’s best kept secret

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by Lucy Irving |

Are you forever scrolling to find the next ‘of the moment’ holiday destination? Eager to avoid the crowds and indulge yourself in an authentic, cultural, and easily accessible trip of a lifetime? And preferably one that offers a fiercely competitive price tag against mainstream holiday destinations? Aren’t we all!

Fear not, we’re pretty sure we’ve found the answer to all our holiday hunting prayers… Introducing, Ras Al Khaimah, a hidden gem that promises lush mangrove trees and terracotta sand dunes, as well as fertile, green oases! With a colossal 64km of mesmerising coastline and pristine beaches, your days of waking before the crack of dawn to secure the best sun lounger on an overly busy beach cove are a thing of the past. Whether you’re seeking five-star luxury or affordable luxury, On The Beach have the perfect hotel for you, many hosting an array of facilities from spas to watersports.

Fancy a picture perfect adventure whilst you’re there? Strap on your walking boots and head to the dramatic Hajar mountains where you can summit the UAE’s highest mountain peak – Jebel Jais – where temperatures are around 10 degrees cooler than sea level.

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If hiking isn’t quite enough to scratch your adrenaline itch, then let us introduce you to the Jais Sledder, the thrilling toboggan ride that reaches speeds of up to 40 kilometres per hour as you hurtle down the Hajar mountain range swerving through glorious panoramas with views of the spectacular coastline. If you book your holiday through On The Beach, they’re currently offering one complimentary Sled ticket on every booking made from 1st April 2022 that travels before 30th September.

If you prefer your holidays at a more leisurely pace, then there’s plenty of local cultural history to get your teeth into, such as ancient forts, Al Jazirah Al Hamra historic village, and Suwaidi Pearls, the only Arabian pearl farm in the region. Or perhaps you just want to kick back and relax and enjoy the Emirati hospitality, world class cuisine and extraordinary comfort.

This one size fits all holiday destination has something for everyone, and we can’t wait to visit this hidden gem! To find out more go to

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